Community Building: Values for a Sustainable Future by Leonard Jason Ph.D.

By Leonard Jason Ph.D.

This paintings is an outline of vulnerabilities that aid account for lots of of the intense difficulties dealing with modern society in industrialized nations, together with excessive charges of crime; homelessness; alcohol, tobacco, and different drug addictions; and a breakdown of the mental feel of community.

Historical, philosophical, and epistemological concerns also are explored during this booklet as a starting place for realizing what appears to be like to have long past incorrect. numerous suggestions are steered, borrowing seriously from the fields of schooling, faith, and mythology. a number of knowledge traditions are offered as illustrations of other conceptualizations for outlining psychological overall healthiness, in addition to dialogue of the results of borrowing from those types to set new instructions for the supporting fields. the ultimate chapters supply examples, from groups of therapeutic to profitable community-based interventions, of ways those components advertise human overall healthiness and social development today.

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